names theWorld’s Safest Banks 2012 in Western Europe
NEW YORK, August 16, 2012
mag.com) has namedthe
Safest Banks in Western Europe
in an exclusive survey to be published in theOctober 2012 issue. Winners were selected through an evaluation of long-term creditratingsfrom Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitchand total assets of the 500 largestbanks worldwide.
German banks performed strongly at the top of the list this year, taking three of the topfive and four of the top eight positions. The Netherlands also performed well, with threebanks in the top ten.
The full report evaluates the safest banks in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe,Asia, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and Australasia.
“More than ever, customers around the world are viewing long-term creditworthiness asthe key feature of the banks with which they do business,” says Joseph D. Giarraputo,publisher of
. “These banks have solid capital positions and superior riskmanagement capabilities.”
For editorial information please contact: Andrea Fiano, Editor, email:
Magazine August 16, 2012 / Ratings current as of July 30, 2012